What is the JAMB subject combination for Economics for 2021/2022? If you want to know the list of subjects you need to write in JAMB in order to study Economics under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences, then am happy to inform you that this post is all about JAMB subject combination for Economics.

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JAMB subject combination for Economics contains the list of subjects you need to register in JAMB if you want to study Economics in any tertiary institution in Nigeria. With that introduction, this is a notice to all JAMB candidates that JAMB subject combination for Economics has been released by the management of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board.
Some of these subjects required to study Economics are compulsory while some are optional. You need to pay attention and understand the subjects that are compulsory as well as the ones that are optional so you can make a better decision in your selection of subjects.
Do you want to see WAEC subjects required to study Economics? See WAEC subject combination for Economics here.

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JAMB Subject Combination For Economics

The list of subjects you need to write in JAMB for Economics are as follows:

Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Lit-in-English, French and CRK/IRK.

Special Requirements (Waiver) Remarks

(I) ABU accepts Arabic

(ii) UNIILORIN require Economics, Mathematics either Government or Geography or History.

(iii) OAU requires Mathematics, Economics and Geography or Government.

(iv) UI – Mathematics and any other two subjects

(v) OOU -Mathematics and any one of Economics, Geography, Government, History and Literature in English

(vi) ABU, UNIJOS, UNIMAID, EKSU and ESUTECH – Mathematics is not compulsory

(vii) UNIILORIN requires one subject from Accounting, Commerce, Business Method, Geography Government and Statistics.

(viii) AAU and BAYERO require any Social Science subject as the third subject.

(ix) DELSU requires Social/Science subject as the fourth subject.

(x) EBSU requires Mathematics, Economics and any other subject.

(xi) BINGHAM also requires Geography and Accounting.

(xii) AAUA require Mathematics, Economics and any other Social Science subject

(xiii) SALEM and EKSU require Mathematics, Economics and one other Social Science subject.

(xiv) UNILAG requires Economics, Mathematics and any Arts, Science or Social Science subject but not Commerce, CRK/IRK.

(xv) AUN Accepts any subject combination which includes Mathematics and any two of Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature in English, Government, History, Economics, Geography, Further Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Computer Studies, Information Technology, Civics, and French.

(xvi) ABSU requires Five SSCE credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Economics and any two subjects.

(xvii) WESTERN-DEL requires Economics, Mathematics and any of Government, History, Geography, Literature in English.

(xviii) FED-LAFIA, DELSU requires Mathematics, Economics and Government.

(xix) NTNU accepts Principle of Accounting or Commerce in lieu of Economics.

(xx) FUNAAB requires one of Government, Commerce or Geography as the third subject.

(xxi) SALEM for Criminology requires Government and any two of Economics, Geography and Literature in English.

(xxii) NTNU accepts Economics/Principle of Accounting and any two Arts or Social Sciences subjects.

(xxiii) OOU accepts Mathematics/Economics and any two other Social Science subjects.

(xxiv) UNIABUJA requires Economic, Mathematics, and any other subject in Social and Management Sciences

Bear in mind that in JAMB, english language also known as use of english is compulsory for all courses. So if it was not included above, keep in mind that it is always required.
As we mentioned earlier, the JAMB subject combination you saw above is meant for Economics under the faculty of Social and Management Sciences. If the Economics you are looking for is in another faculty, keep in mind that the subjects may be different and as such, you need to check the subject combination for that particular faculty. You can also check the list of schools that offer this course under this faculty using JAMB brochure for all faculties here.


  1. Mandy Likita

    For FED LAFIA, History as a subject can’t go for Government?..
    Like must it be Government!

  2. Okorie Deborah A

    What are the course I can do in the institution with these subjects mathematics,economics,english,geography etc


    I want to study economic,what are some other jamb combination that I will need to join?

  4. confidence

    Re dere any other subjects day I need to no dat follows economics

  5. Amarachi okoro anya

    Is it possible for me to study economic with D7 in English

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